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'Islamic State' Should Cause No Surprise

Arutz Sheva 22 October 2014
By Dr. Mordechai Kedar

For the past several months, the entire world has been busy writing and talking about the "Islamic State" or the "caliphate nation", as if this phenomenon poses a totally new

 

Youssef Qaradawi Says ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Was Once Muslim Brotherhood; First English Translation Of Statement

The Global Muslim Brotherhood Daily Watch 22 October 2014

The GMBDW has discovered what appears to be the first English translation of the video in which Global Muslim Brotherhood leader Youssef Qaradawi can be seen referring to what

 

ISIS-Kurdish fight stirs trouble in Turkey

CNN 22 October 2014
By Ivan Watson

Turkey made a significant policy shift Monday when it announced it would allow Kurdish Peshmerga fighters from northern Iraq to travel through the Turkish territory to

 

The Islamic State and Islam

Human Events 22 October 2014
By Raymond Ibrahim

What relationship does the Islamic State have to Islam? "Absolutely nothing” is the answer almost every Western politician gives. For example, U.S. President Obama

 

Watch ISIS VIDEO: America’s Air Dropped Weapons Now in Our Hands

Pamela Geller 22 October 2014

This is a pattern — US arms and aid have been falling into the hands of the Islamic State for over a year. Obama has been supporting these savages – here and here. Not only

 

Korean-Born Jihadist on Trial in France Left Syria After Ten Days Because he Could Not Smoke

Yahoo News UK 22 October 2014

A South Korean-born jihadist on trial in France only managed to stay in Syria for "about 10 days" because he could not bear going without cigarettes under a smoking ban imposed

 

Islamic State Use Drug Trade to Bankroll Their Jihad, Says Spanish Intelligence

Newsweek 21 October 2014
By Damien Sharkov

A masked man speaking in what is believed to be a North American accent in a video that Islamic State militants released in September 2014 is pictured in this still frame from

 

Turkey streets in uproar over war in Syria

live5news 21 October 2014

The U.S. has been urging Turkey to join the U.S.-led coalition in the fight against ISIS but Turkey is reluctant placing its tanks on the border with Syria to monitor the

 

Turkey has failed Kobani, Kurds

Boston Globe 21 October 2014
By Dilar Dirik

For two years, the Kurds have been warning the world about the Islamic State. Accusations by the Kurds that Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar support jihadists in Syria were

 

ISIS Shocker: Image of Baby Girl Being 'Beheaded' Emerges Out of Phones Recovered from Dead Jihadists

International Business Times, India Edition 21 October 2014
By Gopi Chandra Kharel

A shocking image has been recovered of a baby girl moments from being beheaded by the dreaded ISIS militants. The image was one of several other pictures that emerged out of

 

Saudis most likely to join ISIS, 10% of group's fighters are women

The Middle East Monitor 21 October 2014

Although Saudi Arabia is the Arab country putting the most effort into raising awareness of the threat of the Islamic State (ISIS) and fighting the group, Saudi citizens are

 

Humiliation replaces fear for the women kidnapped by Isis

The Guardian 21 October 2014
By Annabell Van den Berghe in Duhok

They sold Amsha for $12. Other girls and women went for more, much more. But Amsha had a small son and was pregnant with her second child. She had already seen Islamic State

 

Future Muslim Prime Minister of UK Joins ISIS Instead

Frontpage Mag 20 October 2014
By Daniel Greenfield

So much for working within the system. (Religion of Peace) Hands in pockets and casually dressed, he looks like a typical teenager as he poses with Ed Balls when he was

 

Korean-born convert in dock in France’s first Syria jihadist trial

rfi 20 October 2014

The first trial of a jihadist returned to France from Syria started on Friday. Flavien Moreau, who was born in South Korea and adopted by a French family, is a convert to Islam

 

Video: Kurdish TV Parody of ISIS

youtube 20 October 2014
Memri TV

An Iraqi Kurdish TV station recently broadcast a parody of ISIS, with bearded men playing air guitar on rifles, playing with skulls, and dancing with swords. The parody, broadcast

 

ISIS: House Speaker Boldrini, no to violence in God's name

ANSA med 20 October 2014

Italian Lower House Speaker Laura Boldrini on Friday called for ''no violence in the name of God'' during an event against terrorism organized at the grand mosque in Rome by

 

Video: British Islamist Abu Baraa in Support of ISIS: We Can Start Having Slave Girls Again

youtube 20 October 2014
Memri TV

In several videos, posted on the Internet during July and August, British Islamist Mizanur Rahman (a.k.a. Abu Baraa) came out in defense of the Islamic State. According to Abu

 

'I’d go tomorrow' Hate cleric Anjem Choudary wants to leave UK and move to Islamic State

Express 20 October 2014
By Martyn Brown

The notorious cleric claims he’d jump at the chance to go and live under Sharia Law in Syria or Iraq. "I’d go tomorrow. I’d love to bring my children up there,” he told us –

 

Is the Islamic State the Islamic 'Reformation'?

Assyrian International News Agency 20 October 2014
By Fjordman

The self-declared Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has shocked the world with its brutality. The British Prime Minister David Cameron, along with other Western leaders,

 

Denmark tries a soft-handed approach to returned Islamist fighters

The Washington Post 20 October 2014
By Anthony Faiola

The rush of morning shoppers parted to make way for Talha, a lanky 21-year-old in desert camouflage and a long, religious beard. He strode through the local mall with a

 
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